The Mayor

Film Info
Director:Jared Scheib
Film Category:Love/Relationships
Running Time:68
Year of Release:2011


Senior love thrives in The Mayor, the true story of an 88-year-old tail chaser, an adoring widow, and a raunchy gossip queen living it up at a retirement home in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.

The Mayor explores the lives of these vivacious seniors continuing to create meaningful relationships, search for connections, and triumph in old age. Oxford American called The Mayor “One of those lucky few documentaries that, once viewed, sticks in the mind like only the deepest, truest art can.”

The Mayor is director Jared Scheib’s feature-debut. Official selection at the Tel Aviv Documentary Film Festival, Documentary Edge Festival (New Zealand), and Little Rock Film Festival -- among others. (JMG)

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